Letter to Chancellor Merkel on rule of law conditionality

The following letter was sent to Chancellor Angela Merkel on 3 December 2020: RE: Rule of law and the general regime of conditionality for the protection of the Union budget Dear Chancellor Merkel, On November 16, two EU member states blocked the...

Gulnara Karimova, the princess fallen from grace

Gulnara Karimova, daughter of former President of Uzbekistan has led many lives. Once called the “Uzbek princess”, she has been a pop singer, fashion designer, owner of scents and gem brands and UN ambassador until her fall from grace in...

10 principles to stop stolen assets ending up in the EU

Europe is awash with the stolen wealth of kleptocrats, but there is no system for confiscating and returning this loot. We call for a system underpinned by these 10 principles.  EU countries are a favourite destination for the assets of corrupt...